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Chiefs Fall to Broncos, 27-17

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The Chiefs were taken down by the Broncos, 27-17, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium.

Alex Smith found the end zone two times on 21 of 45 passing for 230 yards and no interceptions. Peyton Manning finished 24 for 40 with 323 yards passing, one touchdown and one fumble for the Broncos.

Jamaal Charles gained 78 yards on 16 carries. Anthony Fasano snagged four balls for 37 yards with a touchdown.

The Kansas City defense surrendered 104 yards rushing and 323 passing.

Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was impressive, racking up 121 receiving yards. Tight end Julius Thomas also put together a noteworthy performance with 43 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Chiefs host the Chargers (4-6) next week while the Broncos head to Foxborough to face the Patriots (7-2).


Chiefs Passing Leaders
GradeNameCompAttYdsTDsInt
B+89A. Smith214523020

Broncos Passing Leaders
GradeNameCompAttYdsTDsInt
B86P. Manning244032310

Chiefs Rushing Leaders
GradeNamePAttYdsYdsATDs
B85J. CharlesRB16784.90
B+89A. SmithQB55210.40
--K. DavisRB3134.30

Broncos Rushing Leaders
GradeNamePAttYdsYdsATDs
C+78K. MorenoRB27792.90
B84M. BallRB8253.12
B86P. ManningQB10.00

Chiefs Receiving Leaders
GradeNamePRecYdsYdsATDs
B85D. BoweWR45714.21
C+79D. McClusterWR55310.60
C+78S. McGrathTE24020.00

Broncos Receiving Leaders
GradeNamePRecYdsYdsATDs
A97D. ThomasWR512124.20
B+88W. WelkerWR8729.00
B85E. DeckerWR57114.20

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